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If you love your life, stay away from the traps that catch the wicked along the way.
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Arms and swords are in the way of the perverse: but he that keepeth his own soul, departeth far from them.
Proverbs 13:15 Good instruction shall give grace: in the way of scorners is a deep pit.
Proverbs 15:19 The way of the slothful is as a hedge of thorns: the way of the just is without offence.
Joshua 23:13 Know ye for a certainty that the Lord your God will not destroy them before your face, but they shall be a pit and a snare in your way, and a stumbling-block at your side, and stakes in your eyes, till he take you away and destroy you from off this excellent land, which he hath given you.
Job 18:8 For he hath thrust his feet into a net, and walketh in its meshes.
Psalm 11:6 The Lord trieth the just and the wicked: but he that loveth iniquity, hateth his own soul.
Psalm 18:26,27 And with the elect thou wilt be elect: and with the perverse thou wilt be perverted. . . .
Proverbs 13:3 He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his soul: but he that hath no guard on his speech shall meet with evils.
Proverbs 16:17 The path of the just departeth from evils: he that keepeth his soul keepeth his way.
Proverbs 19:16 He that keepeth the commandment, keepeth his own soul: but he that neglecteth his own way, shall die.
Psalm 91:1 The praise of a canticle for David. He that dwelleth in the aid of the most High, shall abide under the protection of the God of Jacob.
1 John 5:18 We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not: but the generation of God preserveth him and the wicked one toucheth him not.
Jude 1:20,21 But you, my beloved, building yourselves upon your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost, . . .
ContextA Good Name
…4The fruit of humility is the fear of the Lord, riches and glory and life. 5Arms and swords are in the way of the perverse: but he that keepeth his own soul, departeth far from them.6It is a proverb: A young man according to his way, even when he is old, he will not depart from it.…
Additional TranslationsThorns and snares lie on the path of the perverse; he who guards his soul stays far from them.Thorns and snares are in the way of the fraudulent: he that does keep his soul shall be far from them.
Thorns and'snares are in the way of the perverse: He that keepeth his soul shall be far from them.
Thistles and snares are in perverse ways; but he that keeps his soul will refrain from them.
Thorns [and] snares are in the way of the perverse: he that keepeth his soul holdeth himself far from them.
Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that keepeth his soul shall be far from them.
Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.
Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them.
Thorns -- snares are in the way of the perverse, Whoso is keeping his soul is far from them.
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